IoT Foundations

Free Course & Paid Internship

For Young Adults 18-24

Next Cohort Starts Wed., May 4th in Hartford

Free innovative training program in Internet of Things (IoT)

Are you ready to learn the skills to start a career in the Internet of Things? Over the course of this 8-week project-based program, students will learn a series of skills in electronics, circuits and sensors, soldering, microcontroller programming, printed circuit board (PCB) design, and cloud communications. Paired with guest lecturers from Connecticut industry and a paid internship following the completion of CredentialingCT’s IoT Foundations Digital Credential. At the conclusion of the program, you’ll be prepared to demonstrate your newly acquired skills through a portfolio of your work. This program is open to Hartford area residents ages 18-24.


In order to earn the IoT Foundations certification, participants must complete the 8-week training program plus an 80 hour paid internship upon the completion of the course. 


What is IoT? Watch this to find out... 

This is a project-based program which will include a substantial amount of work outside of class. Students will have access to the MakerspaceCT computer lab during our operating hours to work on projects.

The program is in-person at our facility in Downtown Hartford every Wed. & Thurs. evening (6:00pm-8:30pm) & Saturdays 10am-3:30pm from Wed., 5/4/22 - Sat., 6/25/22. Participants must commit to attending all sessions.


COURSE OUTLINE:

  • Week 1: Shop safety, Bench Tools, Electronics and Circuits, Arduino
  • Week 2: Soldering, Prototyping, Data basics, Raspberry Pi and Linux
  • Week 3: Sensors and Data Deep Dive
  • Week 4: Circuit Boards w. KiCAD 6, PCB Fundamentals
  • Week 5: Enclosures & Design for Additive Manufacturing
  • Week 6: PCB Assembly and Testing
  • Week 7: PCB Revisions, Refinement, Reorder
  • Week 8: Develop your digital portfolios & resumes

NEXT STEPS: 

  • 80 hour paid internship
  • Digital Credential Issued Upon Completion of course and internship

SPRING 2022

May 4 - June 25, 2022

8 weeks = 80 class hours

TO START THE APPLICATION PROCESS, PLEASE CLICK THE BLUE REGISTER BUTTON BELOW:

Please Note: Your completion of this application does not guarantee acceptance into the program. You will be notified when participants have been selected. We will review your application and notify you once applications have been approved. A representative from the program may contact you for additional info.


Attention MakerspaceCT Members: Please be sure you are logged into your membership account when you apply!


LOCATION:

MakerspaceCT

36 Talcott Street, Hartford, CT

Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, May 04, 2022
    • Saturday, June 25, 2022
    • 24 sessions
    • Computer Lab, 36 Talcott Street, Hartford
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    Are you ready to learn the skills to start a career in the Internet of Things? Over the course of this 8-week project-based program, students will learn a series of skills in electronics, circuits and sensors, soldering, microcontroller programming, printed circuit board (PCB) design, and cloud communications. Paired with guest lecturers from Connecticut industry and a paid internship following the completion of CredentialingCT’s IoT Foundations Digital Credential. At the conclusion of the program, you’ll be prepared to demonstrate your newly acquired skills through a portfolio of your work. This program is open to Hartford area residents ages 18-24.

    In order to earn the IoT Foundations certification, participants must complete the 8-week training program and an 80 hour internship following the completion of the training program. Paid internship opportunities will be available following the program.

    This is a project-based program which will include a substantial amount of work outside of class. Students will have access to the MakerspaceCT computer lab during our operating hours to work on projects outside of class.

    The program is in-person every Wed. & Thurs. evening (6:00pm-8:30pm) & Saturdays 10am-3:30pm from Wed., 5/4/22 - Sat., 6/25/22. Participants must commit to attending all sessions.

    COURSE OUTLINE:

    • Week 1: Shop safety, Bench Tools, Electronics and Circuits, Arduino
    • Week 2: Soldering, Prototyping, Data basics, Raspberry Pi and Linux
    • Week 3: Sensors and Data Deep Dive
    • Week 4: Circuit Boards w. KiCAD 6, PCB Fundamentals
    • Week 5: Enclosures & Design for Additive Manufacturing
    • Week 6: PCB Assembly and Testing
    • Week 7: PCB Revisions, Refinement, Reorder

    Funding for this program is provided by Launc[H]artford and HSB.

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